Category Archives: Small Business

Mr. New Haven, Tony Rescigno

At the end of 2017, Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce President, Tony Rescigno, will call it quits. The 72-year old Rescigno has served the city in which he was raised for 17 years. He feels good about where he’s leaving the city and hopes to have a hand in hiring the chamber’s next chief. He wants Read more…

Also posted in Featured, New Haven County, NYBERG Interviews | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sally Jessy Rapahel

In May of 2017, I got to spend some time with the first lady of TV daytime talk, Sally Jessy Raphael. Sally preceded Oprah by about three years. She brought her show to WTNH in June of 1987. I came to the station six months prior, so I got to see her nationally syndicated show Read more…

Also posted in Ann's Faves, Featured, NYBERG Interviews | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments closed

One 6 Three, The Pizza Joint In New Haven

There’s a pretty new kid on the pizza block in New Haven, Connecticut. One-six-three, The Pizza Joint, in the East Rock section of town… dared to enter into a city where some of the nation’s most famous pies exist. This small business, opened in February of 2016, is owned by a young engaged couple who will marry Read more…

Also posted in Featured, Food and Drink, New Haven County, NYBERG Interviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

Go For A Ride On The Elm City Party Bike

The Elm City Party Bike, a small business on wheels, is getting a lot of support from other businesses in New Haven. It arrived in in March and went public for the Saint Patrick’s Day parade, since then its owners have been booking dozens of two hour tours around the city. For 30-dollars you hop on board Read more…

Also posted in Featured, Food and Drink, Innovators and Entrepreneurs, New Haven County, NYBERG Interviews | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments closed

Helping Chronically Ill Patients, One Pair Of Socks At A Time

  A Senior at Wake Forest University who is from Durham, Connecticut is setting out to help the chronically ill in this country. Jake Teitelbaum has founded the Resilience Project. Socks are designed with the help of patients, who put their own spin on them to provide a little sunshine. They are then sold and those Read more…

Also posted in Featured, Innovators and Entrepreneurs, NYBERG Interviews | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments closed

Everything But The Kitchen Sink Milkshakes

I promise you, you have never seen a milkshake like this…it looks like a towering ice cream sundae on top of a milk shake. This is the brainchild of Alyce Kallman who has dubs her creations “Freak Shakes.” They are the cat’s meow in Bethel, Connecticut because families from all over are coming together to enjoy Read more…

Also posted in Fairfield County, Featured, Food and Drink, NYBERG Interviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

Meet “CT Eats Out” Food Blogger, Alycia Chrosniak

Are you a foodie? Do you love to eat out? Are you curious about what Connecticut restaurants are opening up and who the chefs are behind them? Lots of folks have discovered the website CT Eats Out to get all the details on everything “food.” It was started by 27-year old Alycia Chrosniak of West Hartford and she Read more…

Also posted in Featured, Food and Drink, Innovators and Entrepreneurs, NYBERG Interviews | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments closed

Make Your Own Butter With Connecticut’s Churncraft

Have you ever thought about making your own butter? A family in Connecticut not only thinks about it, but they’re doing it. They’re manufacturing a new device that puts the old-fashioned back in your kitchen. It’s called Churncraft. They’ve only been in business since June. You turn the crank yourself and in 8-to-10 minutes you have fresh butter. Here are Read more…

Also posted in Fairfield County, Featured, Food and Drink, Innovators and Entrepreneurs, NYBERG Interviews, Vintage | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

Americana Memories ~ College Pennants

Where did you go to college? Chances are Steven Melillo has a vintage pennant for your school. He is passionate about pennants and has named his company Americana Memories because he says “a lot of people consider college to be the best time of their lives. When people see a pennant from where they were in Read more…

Also posted in Antiques, Art and Music, Featured, NYBERG Interviews, Vintage | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

RIPE Craft and Bar Juices Made in Connecticut

New Haven is home to juice, RIPE craft and bar juice that is. The founder of the company, Michel Boissy, came on NYBERG to talk about how the company has grown from a self-squeezing operation in Wallingford, to in the last 6 years or so, employing about 120 people. What sets his product apart from other fresh Read more…

Also posted in Featured, Food and Drink, Innovators and Entrepreneurs, NYBERG Interviews | Tagged , , , , , | Comments closed